Erika Krumbeck, Author at Naturopathic Pediatrics - Page 7 of 11

There’s no magic bullet in a pill

When I was 22 I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).  This was after months of medication trials and diagnostic tests.  (Parasite test – check. […]

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Don’t suppress that fever! (and why I don’t like Tylenol)

Annika, my 9 month old, got her first fever over Christmas. It went up to 105.8° F (on a temporal artery thermometer). I can just hear […]

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Baby wearing safely (and why I don’t like the Baby Bjorn)

I don’t like the Baby Bjorn.  (I can just hear the cries of all the Bjorn-wearing mothers across the country: “WHAT? How dare you scorn my […]

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Calcium – the great milk myth

Calcium is one of the most important minerals in the body and is involved in much more than just bone formation.  Calcium is required for our […]

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Gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin pie (and it’s delicious, I promise)

I love Thanksgiving.  It is such a beautiful holiday.  Just the concept is uplifting: a day to give thanks.  I know for many people Thanksgiving is […]

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Skip the rice cereal

She loves elk and potatoes.  Applesauce and blueberries – not so much.  She loves when we add hot sauce (1 or 2 drops) to her mashed […]

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